Lisa Bate, B. Arch, Architect PP OAA, AAA, AIBC, Int’l Assoc. AIA, FRAIC, EDAC, F.RESET, PC CaGBC, LEED AP BD+C, ICD.D

LEED Expert and Regional Managing Principal, North America, B+H Architects

Lisa is a thought leader in high-performance sustainable design in both architecture and interior design, with a vast portfolio of global work in commercial, mixed use, healthcare, hospitality, sport and institutional projects. A global ambassador for sustainable design, Lisa is a Board Member of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) and a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

She has design and project management experience across Canada, China, the US, Caribbean and India. As a leader, Lisa is a former Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canada Green Building Council, B+H’s representative to the United Nations Environmental Protection – Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI),

Past President of the Ontario Association of Architects in Canada, and a past member of the Shanghai Management Committee, Mainland China Urban Land Institute (ULI). From 2012 to 2015 Lisa was based in China as B+H’s Managing Principal, Shanghai and EVP, Asia. Past projects include Columbia Asia Kai Yuan Hospital Retrofit (Shanghai), the Inter Ikea Shopping Centre (Wuhan), AstraZeneca’s Shanghai Phase III development, Bell Canada Creekbank’s Phase 3 (Toronto), Ottawa’s Convention Centre Redevelopment (Ottawa), the Markham Stouffville Hospital redevelopment (Greater Toronto area), the master plan for the Bridgetown Carlisle Bay Development (Barbados) and sports venues for the 2015 Toronto Pan/Parapan American Games including two aquatics centres, a track and field stadium, a soccer and Canadian football facility, one velodrome and various other renovated facilities.

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24-27 May 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Ontario Association of Architects have partnered to present the 2017 Festival of Architecture May 24-27, 2017 in Ottawa.

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